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Mon 24 Feb 2020

Students injured in scaffolding collapse

Students injured in scaffolding collapse

At least nine teenagers have been rushed to hospital after scaffolding collapsed at a school in Sydney’s southwest.

Train driver’s eerie email before death

Train driver’s eerie email before death

Train driver John Kennedy’s last email to his friend spoke of the faults along the Wallan train line. Just two weeks later, he was dead.

Hanson on killer dad: ‘These things happen’

Hanson on killer dad: ‘These things happen’

Pauline Hanson has called on Australians not to “bastardise all men” after Rowan Baxter burned his family to death, saying “these things happen”.

Truck driver jailed for 'dangerous' move on busy highway

Truck driver jailed for 'dangerous' move on busy highway

A truck driver has copped six months in prison after driving the wrong way down a highway exit and turning into oncoming traffic.

Call for common DV trait to be made a crime

premium_icon Call for common DV trait to be made a crime

One of Queensland’s largest domestic violence services has recommended a common behaviour for DV offenders be made a criminal offence in the wake of the shocking...

Cyclone just 80km from Australia

Cyclone just 80km from Australia

Residents of two states are battening down the hatches after a cyclone was formally declared and is just 80km from reaching land.

Man dies in hospital after two vehicle car crash on highway

premium_icon Man dies in hospital after two vehicle car crash on highway

A man has died in hospital following a car crash on a Somerset highway.

‘Disturbing’ inquest exposes Dreamworld’s critical failings

premium_icon ‘Disturbing’ inquest exposes Dreamworld’s critical failings

The inquest into the deaths of four people on Dreamworld’s Thunder River Rapids Ride almost four year ago has exposed failings on so many levels, that the bigger shock...

Man dies trying to prove the earth is flat

Man dies trying to prove the earth is flat

A daredevil has died in a crash in a homemade rocket in an attempt to prove the earth is flat.

Tragic death: Family tributes for ‘the sweetest child’

premium_icon Tragic death: Family tributes for ‘the sweetest child’

The southeast Queensland boy who was hit and killed by a car on his way home from school on Friday has been remembered by family as the “sweetest, most loving child”.

Rail worker wins case against X-rated snaps

Rail worker wins case against X-rated snaps

A Canadian woman who was sacked over semi-nude photos straddling railway tracks has won her case for unfair dismissal.

Surfer’s life-saving shark attack tactic

Surfer’s life-saving shark attack tactic

A 60-year-old surfer has told of the terrifying moment he was attacked by a great white shark — and the incredible decision that saved him.

Aussies left paying mortgages into 90s, experts say

premium_icon Aussies left paying mortgages into 90s, experts say

One in eight home loan customers are aged 60 and above, and could be left paying mortgages off until their 90s.

Vet’s dire warning for cane toad plague

premium_icon Vet’s dire warning for cane toad plague

“Toads are even toxic after death, so discarded toad bodies still present a significant threat to animals."

‘Suck it up ... it’s not real’: Aussie models turning heads

premium_icon ‘Suck it up ... it’s not real’: Aussie models turning heads

These are the Australian models everyone was talking about during London fashion week. And one of them got a shock when Victoria Beckham gave her something.

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